HOLLYWOOD PARK, Inglewood, CA
|1||Smiling Tiger||Margin: 3¼||TrueNicks: A++||$150,000|
2007 | Chestnut Horse | Hold That Tiger - Shandra Smiles, Cahill Road
Sire: Hold That Tiger, Chestnut, 2000. Raced 2 years. 10 starts, 3 wins, $644,235. Lifetime: 265 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: Cahill Road, Bay, 1988.
Washington Thoroughbred Breeders' Association 2008 Summer Yearling Sale, $40,000.
Keeneland Association January 2008 Horses of All Ages Sale, ($32,000).
|2||Camp Victory||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: D||$50,000|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Forest Camp - Victory Trick, Clever Trick
Sire: Forest Camp, Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Raced 3 years. 11 starts, 4 wins, $339,984. Lifetime: 267 yearlings sold, median $45,000. In 2009: 1.40 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Clever Trick, Dark Bay or Brown, 1976. In 2009: 1.54 AEI.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $90,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2008 Select Yearling Sale, ($39,000).
|3||Amazombie||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A||$30,000|
2006 | Bay Gelding | Northern Afleet - Wilshe Amaze, In Excess (IRE)
Sire: Northern Afleet , Bay, 1993. Raced 4 years. 21 starts, 5 wins, $626,671. Lifetime: 289 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: In Excess (IRE), Dark Bay or Brown, 1987.
Barretts Equine Limited January 2008 Mixed Sale, ($32,000).
|1||Smiling Tiger||Joel Rosario||Jeff Bonde|
|2||Camp Victory||Joseph Talamo||Mike R. Mitchell|
|3||Amazombie||Mike E. Smith||William Spawr|
|4||Uh Oh Bango||Patrick A. Valenzuela||R. Kory Owens|
|5||Color of Courage||David Romero Flores||J. Paco Gonzalez|
|6||Bench Points||Rafael Bejarano||Tim Yakteen|
|7||M One Rifle||Chantal Sutherland||Bruce Headley|
|8||El Martillo||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert|
Comma to the Top, Jimmy Creed, and Camp Victory all bring grade I victories into the Potrero Grande (gr. II) at Santa Anita, vying to become the West Coast's top sprinter.Thursday, April 04, 2013
The 74th running of the $500,000 Hollywood Gold Cup and the $350,000 American Oaks (both gr. I) headline a stakes schedule worth more than $6.8 million for the 2013 spring/summer meet at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The Sprint division in 2012 took some odd twists during the course of the year, with the first half of the year focused on the defending champion Amazombie.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Keyser is first person to win Media Eclipse Awards in both writing and photography categories.Friday, December 28, 2012
M One Rifle, winner of the 2009 Malibu Stakes (gr. I), has been officially retired to trainer Bruce Headley's equine complex in Arcadia, Calif.Saturday, December 22, 2012
At year's end we typically see many of our favorite stars move into retirement or second careers. In spite of the many fan favorites and talented athletes who have left the track, one thing remains...their finishes.Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Favored Smiling Tiger, back on his home track at Betfair Hollywood Park, posted his first win of the year in the $100,000 Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III) Dec. 2.Sunday, December 02, 2012
Grade I winners Comma to the Top and Smiling Tiger tackle four entrants from the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, making for an intriguing Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III) Dec. 3 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Thursday, November 29, 2012
Trinniberg, overlooked at odds of 13-1, proved his doubters wrong when he posted his first grade I victory in the $1.5 million XpressBet Breeders' Cup Sprint by three-quarters of a length Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Trainer Bob Baffert believes Fast Bullet deserves a shot in the Breeders' Cup Sprint, even though it is the ligthly raced colt's first start of the year.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Throw out his last race, said trainer Bill Spawr of Amazombie. The Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint favorite is ready to repeat.Thursday, November 01, 2012
Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap a few choice races from the Breeders' Cup providing insight from past performances and on site impressions. The Classic will be covered in tomorrow's show.Thursday, November 01, 2012
Amazombie, last year's champion sprinter and winner of the Breeders' Cup Sprint, is this year's Sprint favorite against four other grade I winners.Monday, October 29, 2012
The Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) was the most popular race among the 15 on the two-day World Championships programs, with a maximum 14 drawing into the field for the race.Monday, October 29, 2012
On a cool morning Oct. 26 at Keeneland, 2011 Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom turned in a workmanlike breeze preparing for his upcoming start in the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park.Friday, October 26, 2012
Breeders' Cup candidates were out in full force at Santa Anita Park Oct. 20, going through the late stages of their major drills for the World Championships events.Saturday, October 20, 2012
Game On Dude headed a parade of heavyweight hopefuls prepping for the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita Park Oct. 14 as the countdown began in earnest for the 28th World Championship events Nov. 2-3.Sunday, October 14, 2012
Evan examines how weekend races will affect the Breeders' Cup race card.Monday, October 08, 2012
Coil earned his first stakes win since last year's Haskell Invitational and earned a spot in the XpressBet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) with his upset victory in the Santa Anita Sprint Championship (gr. I) Oct. 6.Saturday, October 06, 2012
California-bred Amazombie will defend his title against six other top sprinters in the Santa Anita Sprint Championship (gr. I) against six opponents in a race formerly known as the Ancient Title Oct. 6.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Capital Account and Coil gave trainer Bob Baffert a one-two finish in the $250,000 Pat O'Brien Stakes (gr. II) at Del Mar Aug. 26.Sunday, August 26, 2012
Featherston, Jacobsen, and Miller's Camp Victory, second in last year's Pat O'Brien Stakes (gr. II), will try again versus five others in the race when it is renewed Aug. 26 at Del Mar.Friday, August 24, 2012
Sprint champion Amazombie returned to his best form in the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes (gr. I), sitting just off a hot pace and coming to get the leaders in deep stretch to win going away on the Polytrack at Del Mar July 29.Sunday, July 29, 2012
Sprint champion Amazombie and The Factor will duke it out one more time in the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes (gr. I), the headline event at Del Mar July 29.Thursday, July 26, 2012
Mike Mitchell, recovering from surgery to remove a brain tumor, is doing well and is in fine spirits, according to his assistant trainer, Phil D'Amato, who visited the longtime Southern California conditioner July 3.Wednesday, July 04, 2012